The staff at Visual AIDS have many thoughts and feelings about HIV/AIDS. Sometimes we get to share it though our work. And sometimes we share it outside our jobs. Below are three samples and links to new writing from Visual AIDS program manager Ted Kerr:

We understand AIDS is a collection of syndromes, coming after the virus, but more so, we know AIDS is a cultural phenomenon the defies comparison. Through AIDS we understand the world, can map the brutality of globalization, and catch the heat off of the indestructible fire that burns in each other’s hearts. POSTER VIRUS introduction. You can read the rest: THERE IS MUCH I WANT TO SAY...

This AIDS cultural revisitation is enabling witnesses of the early days to tell their story, and is providing methods for which people can take the stories in; the revisitation makes possible a renewed understanding of what was experienced. Revisitation Rights, Positive Frontiers. You can read the rest here: New Era of Response

Before I knew Harvey Milk, I was digging Gran Fury. Before I knew Harry Hay, I was reading Sarah Schulman. Coming up in the world, AIDS was how I tapped into my queer heritage, how I began to learn my gay history. And still, through AIDS activism I find myself, I am myself. For World AIDS Day, Pop Up Museum of Queer History. Read the rest here: Through AIDS I learn...
Do you have something to say about HIV/AIDS now? Share it with us. Email Ted at [email protected]
image: installation shot of I DON’T NEED TO WEAR A SPACESUIT TO FUCK YOU by Onya Hogan-Finlay & Morgan M. Page